We Are In This Together – Part 3

In my last post, I discussed differing opinions or ideas and how these can drive a wedge between people we focus on issues rather than putting or focus on people. This time, I want to share a critical component that helps us focus on people first. LISTENING. Think about a recent disagreement with someone. Where … Continue reading We Are In This Together – Part 3

We Are In This Together – Part 2

I want to continue with the ideas I began laying out last month, and delve more into how we can make disagreements a productive process rather than a negative one. The reason that other people disagree with us is not that there is something wrong with them, but rather that the evidence they are using … Continue reading We Are In This Together – Part 2

The Big Question

“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.”-- Albert Schweitzer I always enjoy conversations with students about their plans after high school. I find it fascinating to hear about the various fields and professions they want to pursue. During these conversations, I have started asking … Continue reading The Big Question

Retain Hope

“Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first.”– Sean Maguire,Good Will Hunting While leading with L.E.S.S. and specifically in serving others, we must remind ourselves there are moments when it is not always about getting better, sometimes it is about retaining hope. Many times, people do not need another supervisor, … Continue reading Retain Hope